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Published: 10 January 2019

336 Pages | 107


ISBN: 9780190858070

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Feeding a Thousand Souls

Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India- An Exploration of the Kolam

Vijaya Nagarajan

  • The first comprehensive book in English on the kōlam, a ritual rice flour drawing created by Tamil women
  • Explores the kōlam's significance in historical, mathematical, ecological, anthropological, and literary contexts
  • Based on years of research on the kōlam and on the experiences of Tamil women